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At the end of regulation time, tied "Championship and Semi Final and Quarter Final" games will be played in the following manner to determine a winner:
ONLY the players on the ice at the end of Regulation Time will be allowed to participate in the shootout.
The referee(s) will direct the players on the ice at the end of regulation play to line up at the centre ice line, one behind the other, with each team facing the opposition goalie. The Referee(s) will go to the coaches and be Handed the Team Shooting Order for the players on the ice. The first shooters from each team will take their opportunity simultaneously, then shooters two, three, four, and five. If required, the order of Shooters will be repeated. The first team to gain a shootout advantage will be declared the Winner.
If a team is shorthanded at the end of regulation time, their shooters will rotate in this manner, 1,2,3,4, then 1,2,3,4.
"In the event that a team cannot ice a team for a game beyond the round-robin play the Tournament Committee will review the standings and choose the next logical team to advance. At the quarter-final or semi-final stage of the Tournament the next logical team to advance will be the team that lost to the team that is unable to advance."